The teaching of ethics begins with the modeling of ethics. It is the manner in which everything is taught, including lessons in behavior, in the hallways, in classrooms, and in offices, by every adult.
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July 17, 2016
July 10, 2016
After this and every week of violence, we must remember, our students are watching. What are they thinking and what are they learning?
June 28, 2016
Doing the right thing when two rights are present is a clear example of how and why leaders must be able to access their highest values, their deeply seated values.
April 17, 2016
Integrity is not only built upon earned trust, but upon an unrelenting focus on the children for whom we work.
March 01, 2016
What leverage will school leaders have over their culture of civility and respect, when the media has the lack of civility and disrespect playing on a 24-hour loop?
February 09, 2016
Our work, our calling, is to raise a generation of children into a literate adulthood, with the values we shared and modeled. That is important work and calls for us to lead with all of our humanity.
February 04, 2016
The attention to how we speak is truly the attention to how we feel. It seems that how we feel is not as private as we think. This does not go unnoticed in our schools and it must not go unaddressed.
January 31, 2016
The success of leaders depends, maybe more now than ever, upon the ability to know one's self, be one's self, and stay true to the purpose that guides one's life.
December 22, 2015
Every decision and every change leavens possibilities; some we plan and others surprise us. Our message is: Leaders, know yourself and be yourself.
November 15, 2015
The Mizzou story can be a reminder to all leaders that the care of any organization, whether a business, the K-12 system, or a higher education institution, ultimately rests on the moral principles of those in charge.